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Jul 18, 2011 4:00am EDT
britain's phone hacking scandal. >>> concert chaos, thousands run for safety when a stage collapses. >>> and in hiding, casey anthony gets out of jail and out of sight. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good morning, everyone. appreciate you joining us. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. it's turning into the scandal that just won't quit. the voice mail hacking and police bribery investigation that's rocked england is snowballing. the latest in morning, britain's top police official the head of scotland yard has resigned and the well connected former chief executive of rupert murdoch's news international has been arrested. >> reporter: rebekah brooks had willingly made an appointment to go to the police station to answer questions when she arrived, she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery of the "news of the world." brooks' arrest came as a surprise, but this was a shock. >> i have this afternoon informed the palace, secretary and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 4:00am EDT
the 30-year-old space shuttle program. >>> there is outrage in britain this morning over a tabloid newspaper that went too far. it hacked into the phone messages of a missing 13-year-old girl who was later found murdered. mark phillips reports. >> reporter: it's britain's biggest sunday newspaper selling more than 2.5 million copies by delivering skin and the skinny. scoops, some of which the news of the world has gotten by hacking into the voice mail accounts of famous victims like mick vager, eric clpton, gwyneth paltrow, tony blair and a member of prince william's staff. it is the intrusion into millie dowler, a missing 13-year-old that outraged the nation. it hacked into her voice mail hearing desperate relatives trying to hear her it deleted messages to make room for others and so gave her family false hope. millie was found dead six months after her abduction. >> we're most desperately worried. >> reporter: the family which made heart rendering apeelsz is distraught. the scandal has political fallout. it is owned by rupert international. its editor rebecca brooks runs interna
CBS
Jul 23, 2011 7:30pm EDT
thoughts. >> i think it's important to understand that newspapers in britain play a very different role than they do here, because you don't have paid political advertising. you cannot run for office in britain without the support of a major newspaper chain. everybody needs murdoch's support. i think that eventually this is going to fade away. >> do you remember the phase willful blindness in connection with enron crimes? >> yes. it's looking the other way. >> do you think -- willful blindness will obtain in the case of prosecuting and perhaps convicting rupert? >> they may try. >> and his son. >> they may try. >> willful blind sentence. >> i don't think rupert has any -- hold it. i don't think rupert, as of now has any kind of criminal liability whatsoever. the people have a problem are below him. >> when you have a hot story, the editor, the people above say, how did you get that? it's diagnose to be very difficult to insulate the people at the top if these allegations prove true. >> let's see if we can >> thank you columbia, challenger, discovery, endeavour, and our ship atlanti
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Jul 3, 2011 6:30pm EDT
neighbors to the north continue their love affair with britain's favorite couple. the latest on will and kate's visit across the pond. >>> this just in. the national mall evacuated because of the severe storms going through the area. the entire dc metro area is under a severe thunderstorm warning. storms taking place have been extended many of them until 7:45 p.m. tonight. when we come back we will talk about how long the storms will stick around for. ñ8 >>> britain's favorite royal couple continue their north american tour today. prince william and his bride spent the night on a canadian warship from montreal to quebec this morning joining sailors for a sunday morning church service. their nine-day canadian tour includes seven cities and four provinces and one territory. the royals head to california on july 8th. >>> anny hong is joining us now. awfully busy day. >> a lot of severe thunderstorm warnings in effect for dc, montgomery. until 7:45 p.m. tonight. the severe thunderstorm watch in effect until midnight for the entire area but where you see darker yellow that's the severe t
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 12:00pm EDT
hacking scandal in britain has reached new levels. now, the government is getting involved. i'm charlie d'agata in london. we'll have the details coming up. >>> friends of dominique strauss-kahn say the former imf chief is focus on clearing his name and restoring his honor in the united states. he's back in france after questioning were raised about the credibility of a new york hotel maid who claimed strauss- kahn sexually assaulted her. yesterday, lawyers for a french writer who is a friend of his second wife filed a complaint saying the 62-year-old billionaire tried to rape her in 2003. >>> people across britain are shocked and outraged over the widening phone hacking scandal. a newspaper is accused of hacking into the phones of missing children and terror attack victims. as charlie d'agata reports, lawmakers are now getting involved. >> reporter: a british tabloid may have hacked into the phones of a missing 13-year-old girl and suicide bombing family. investigators are looking into whether journalists at rupert murdoch's news of the world listen into desperate conversations familie
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 6:30pm EDT
the phone hacking scanneddal in britain. rebecca brooks was arrested today on suspicion of phone hacking an bribing police. just hours later britain's senior police commissioner quit because of his link to a former editor of the tabloids. nine other people have been arrested in connection with this investigation. several former reporter and editors for the tabloid and a former communications director. >> i have this afternoon informed the palace, the secretary and mayor of my intention to resign of commissioner of metropolitan police service. i have made this decision as a consequence of the ongoing speculation and allegations related to the links to news corp. and in particular in relation to mr. neil wallace who was arrested last week. >> the scanneddal has also reached the u.s. shores. british papers are reporting today that jude law claims his phone was hacked while the actor was in new york. on thursday the fbi announced it opened its own investigation into allegations that rupert murdoch's news corporation tried to hack into the phones of september 11th victims. >>> smooth
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 12:00pm EDT
heels of london's police chief stepping down sunday. britain's prime minister is calling for an emergency session of parliament to deal with the crisis. he's also cutting his trip to south africa short as he tries to reassure the public the investigation will be fair. >> the metropolitan police service inquiry must go wherever the evidence leads. they should investigate without fear or favor. >> reporter: britain's serious fraud office could be next to launch a probe into the phone hacking allegations. the government anti-fraud agency is also ready to help u.s. authorities who are looking into whether 9/11 families were hacking victims. rupert murdoch, his son james, and murdock's former british ceo rebecca brooks will likely face punishing questions from lawmakers when they appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on bail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: police have arrested 10 people in connection with the investig
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. outrage in great britain. politicians, celebrities and citizens call for a thorough investigation into the phone hacking scandal involving a british tabloid. matt? >>> recent increase on online videos showing police to use force to lock people up raises the question is it legal to videotape police during an arrest? we will have the answer. beth! hi. looking good! you've lost some weight. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >>> lawyers are pressing prosecutors to drop sexual assault charges against dominique straus-khan. prosecutors are considering whether they can go forward after finding his accuser lied to them. defense lawyers called a meeting with the prosecution today "productive." >>> the army
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Jul 5, 2011 6:30pm EDT
include state-side training deaths. >> pelley: thank you, elaine. there is outrage in britain tonight after a tabloid hacked into the voice mail of a missing 13-year-old girl. families are holding out hope for seven americans missing in the gulf of california. and john glenn, pioneering astronaut, questions whether our space program still has the right stuff. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. and celebrex is not a narcotic. when it comes to relieving your arthritis pain, you and your doctor need to balance the benefits with the risks. all prescription nsaids, like celebrex, ibuprofen,
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
world, a massive phone hacking scandal shuts down one of britain's most popular tabloids. new reports indicates the phones of some 9/11 victims were targeted. the latest on the growing controversy "early" this monday morning, july 11th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, welcome to "the early show" here on a monday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm erica hill. >> big sports news this weekend. >> huge. >> you had to seeing it, everybody is talking about it. women's world cup soccer, after one of the most thrilling girls in the history of soccer, penalty kicks, ally krieger. tied up. everyone saying lights out, it's over, they're going over. they tie it up, shoot-out they take it 5-2 over brazil and now in the semifinals. >> they're going to meet france on twewednesday. just fantastic to watch. i love watching the players, how excited they are. brazil no joke when it comes to soccer. >> 12 years to the day after brandy chastain the shirt -- you remember that. >> i do. i do. >>> first we want to touch on yes, the debt ceiling. starting to sound like a broken record. the
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 5:00am EDT
response. we'll reveal the answers later this morning. >>> well, britain's royal newlyweds square off against each other in a race. we'll show you how it turned out. >> speaking of competition, the d.c. area has the rest of the country beat when it comes to females. [ mom ] can a little bowl of cereal change your life? i think it can. one of the challenges for kayla being gluten-free is actually finding choices the whole family will love. then we discovered chex cereals. five flavors of chex are gluten-free, including the honey nut flavor, and that's amazing to a mom like me. as a parent you don't want to have to tell your kids "no" all the time. it's nice for me to be able to say "yes" to something that they want to eat. [ male announcer ] chex cereal. five flavors. gluten free. it can also lead to serious dental problems. [ male announcer ] new act total care dry mouth is alcohol-free and has fluoride to strengthen teeth. stronger teeth and dry mouth relief. >>> 5:56. pretty quiet out there this morning. overnight showers are pulling away. this afternoon by noon, we're 86. we'll
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Jul 5, 2011 4:30am EDT
truest friends britain has ever had. >> what would the 4th of july be without the nathan's hot dog eating contest on coney island. >> there were two champions left standing. as randall pinkston reports, one of them barely weighs 100 pounds. >> it is a 4th of july tradition. who can eat the most hot dogs and buns in ten minutes at the annual nathan's hot dog eating contest. >> it is joey chester. ajoey chestnut downed 62 hot dogs, chewing his way to the top for the fifth time in a row. for the first time ever, nathan's held a separate mens and women's event. 100 pound sonya thomas sucked down 40 hot dogs to win the inaugural women's competition. thomas is known in the competitive eating world as the black widow. she took part in the contest when it was co-ed. she supports the separation. >> one of the greatest all-time hot dog eating champions here on coney island did not compete this year. he has a contract dispute but some spectators suspect something else was keeping him away. >> i think he's afraid to lose. >> i think he knows chestnut has his number. >> kobayashi held his own c
CBS
Jul 9, 2011 6:00pm EDT
the news of the world. britain's best-selling tabloid is shutting down tomorrow after 168 years. today the staff assembled the final edition while the paper's website apologized for its controversial hacking into cell phones of celebrities, private citizens and the 13-year-old murder victim. the statement said quite simply, we lost our way. phones were hacked, and for this newspaper is truly sorry. >>> royal recreation in california, prince william and katherine take time out to play as the prince competes in a charity polo match. cbs' sandra hughes spoke with the royal family in santa barbara. >> reporter: american fans are loving the british invasion, the duke and dutchess are here in santa barbara for the prince's charity polo match. and curiosity seekers, including the famous want a glimpse. >> i've admired him from afar for years. he's lived his life with dignity, and just seems like a really good guy. >> reporter: pamela slaven and howard patropbe drove all the way from tucson, arizona. what is it that fascinates us? >> i loved princess diana from the beginning. >> reporte
CBS
Jul 25, 2011 6:30pm EDT
world is watching as britain's business secretary put it.... >> it's the biggest threat to the world financial system comes from a few right wing nuts in the american congress. >> reporter: but investors in the debt insurance market are measuring the risk of a u.s. default at less than 1%. bankrupt greece by comparison is at 16%. and the u.s. may have just bought itself more time. >> the deadline really isn't august. >> in our view it's not. >> reporter: larry kanor red says the treasury faces a big $22 billion social security payment on august 3. but recent tax revenues have come in $14 billion higher than expectd. >> in other words, the treasury on august 2 is going to have more cash on hand than what it looked like before. therefore they'll be able to make that big social security payment on august. >> reporter: at most that gives the government one more week. can they go right up to the 11th hour here. >> there's a big cost going to the 11th hour because you start to spook the markets. >> reporter: ric mishkin points out when congress at first rejected the tarp financial re
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Jul 4, 2011 7:00am EDT
% were unsure. 16% guessed another year. 76% correctly said we declared independence from britain but 19% were unsure and 5% said another country. very sad stuff. marysol castro is here with our first check of the weather. come on america, get your act together. >> it goes to show you the youngsters with their history knowledge could clean our clocks when it comes to history. good morning, everyone. planning any fourth of july activities in the northern plains, plan to do it in the morning hours. a line of severe storms is coming in, in the afternoon hours. expect to bring rain, hail, we could not rule out of atwister or tornado and wind. combination of dry air coming in out of the north and moisture out of the gulf coast. keep an eye on that for today. desert southwest, temperatures well above average in tucson. we could see a pop-up shower, precipitation nominal but at >> thanks so much. that's your latest weather. erica, good morning. >> good morning to you. >>> going to get you latest on prince william and kathryn's north american tour. they are now on prince edward's island.
CBS
Jul 13, 2011 12:00pm EDT
the lucrative british satellite company b sky b. the pullout combs just hours after britain's phone hacking scandal hit the houses of parliament. >> what has happened is disgraceful, got to be addressed and they should stop thinking about merges when they have to sort out the mess they've created. >> lawmakers had planned an afternoon vote to force murdoch to back away from the takeover deal. but news corp folded first, saying it was too difficult to progress in the current climate. murdoch came under attack after revelations his tabloid, the news of the world, hacked into the phones of murder and terror victims. the scandal has also embarrassed the prime minister, known for a cozy relationship with the media mogul for hiring andy colson at this communication chief. police arrested colson last week, accusing him of lying about the hacking while he was editor of the tabloid. >> the public wants us to do is address this firestorm. they want us to sort out bad practices of the media. >> a small group of protestors marched outside murdoch's london home as the car carrying the boss sped
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
of july. happy 255th. that's if i'm doing my math right. >> freedom from great britain, that a lot of people don't know. >> you're right. that's stunning. reputation on back on the day. >> let's go to weather before we really get in trouble. talking about temperatures in the 70s. 81 by 9:00. 89 by noon. code orange alert day. unhealthy for sensitive groups. any respiratory ailments, young and old, limit your outside time. yes, a thunderstorm symbol. we could see a few more thunderstorms this afternoon. potentially a couple of strong ones. big ones yesterday moving away. overnight a few showers out of west virginia. they have pretty much fizzled. 60s in new york state. pennsylvania, in the 70s. 80 in raleigh. warm across the eastern u.s., even into places like des moines and chicago and the great lakes. they are still in the 60s. check it out. holding below the 90-degree mark around the bay. most of us 90 to 91 and 92. kris is checking out the roads. >> reporter: 395 northbound into the district, no problems. construction on the 14th street bridge taking over the center street lane. 66
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
energy policy. but we begin with britain's tabloid scandal, and an unprecedented day for the owner at the center of it. rupert murdoch faces questioning by british lawmakers, who want to know more about cell phone hacking, police payoffs, and other alleged wrongdoing by reporters at his newspapers. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer is in london outside the house of parliament with the latest. good morning, liz. >> good morning. the murdochs are going to appear in about 2 1/2 hours from now. technically, at a session of the commons committee on culture, media and sports. but i'll tell you, in atmosphere it's much more like a cross between ethics theater and an inquisition. the set for this drama, the splendor of britain's westminster parliament. the star of the show, media titan rupert murdoch who has everything to lose. as investors around the world will be hanging on his every word and gesture. he's a man used to giving orders, not answering questions. especially from politicians who, until very recently, held him in either awe or terror. by his side will be his son james, a se
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Jul 19, 2011 6:30pm EDT
single family-owned newspaper in south australia. in the 1960s he moved into britain, buying up the "news of the world" and later the "times" of london. in the '70s he took aim at new york where he'd add the "new york post" and the "wall street journal." his satellite t.v. empire includes the fox network in the u.s., sky in europe, star t.v. in asia. >> i love the free market. it's certainly been very good to me. >> reporter: but the same market is now punishing him, while stock in news corporation rebounded today, it's fallen 12% since the scandal began. >> my company has 52,000 employees. i have led it for 57 years and i have made my share of mistakes. >> reporter: those mistakes might sink another c.e.o., but murdoch still controls 38% of the voting stock of news corporation. he does not, however, own a controlling interest in his reputation says "vanity fair"'s sara ellison. >> to the extent that he can survive as the same kind of zed powerful entity i think is really in question. the spell is broken. people who believe who believeda genius business executive now really don't an
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Jul 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
inquiry into allegations surrounding rupert murdoch's media empire. he shut down britain's news of the world corp earlier this month because workers hacked into the cell phones of soldiers killed in action and other people who had been murdered. a new york private eye was offered money to retrieve phone messages of september 11th victims. >>> more photos have been released of the serial slasher. the man who has been attacking women since february, three of the attacks were on fair oaks mall. he distracted the victims and then he moved in and cut them with a box cutter or razor blade. police are convinced the man will keep striking until he is caught. >>> a suicide bombing in kandahar killed the mayor. the bomber hid the explosives explosives in his turbine. it killed ghulam halder hamidi. he had lived in the washington, dc, until 2007 when he took a leadership role to help rebuild his home land. his friends talk about his desire to help his country mend. >> he wanted to give back to his people in kandahar. >> two weeks ago, the president's half brother was also killed in dan rare. -- k
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
britain will be watching and so will investors around the world. >> he's the man of the moment. he's the man than investors have followed, he's the mans who judgment always comes out right and in this case is on the face of it found to be wanton. >> reporter: murdock's testimony will be broadcast live tomorrow and it will be quite a contest between between politicians who are under huge pressure to get some answers in this affair and a man whose huge business empire is at stake. chris. >> elizabeth palmner london. thanks so much. joining us now is lloyd grove, editor-at-large for news week and daily beast. you've got ten people arrested including rebekah brooks. and the resignation of paul stevenson. are you surprised how far reaching this has gotten so quickly? >> yeah, of course. it's a huge shock. but who knows what's more to ka secretary and she rose to the top. she is part of the criminal investigation. >> she did run in part of the echelon circles like you mentioned. tomorrow rebekah brooks, rupert murdock, his son, james, they'll testify before the committee. do they have to b
CBS
Jul 9, 2011 8:00am EDT
celebrities had been hit, but the larger investigation stalled. yesterday britain's prime minister said it wasn't just foot dragging by the police. >> the truth is, to coin a phrase, we've all been in this together, the press, the politicians and leaders of all the passes, yes, including me. >> reporter: while "the news of the world" will print its last edition tomorrow, the fallout from this affair has just begun. on the business side, a multibillion-dollar takeover bid by the murdoch family of a huge satellite television operation here in britain has already been delayed and it could be in serious trouble. russ? >> elizabeth palmer in london, thank you. >>> and joining us from london is steve eulitz and mark lewis, lawyer for the family of 13-year-old milly dowler whose phone was hacked after her murder, the incident that ignited the scandal. nothing is going to bring back their little girl but is the dowler family getting any satisfaction by the fact that "news of the world" is closing? >> there's no really satisfaction. it was cruelty upon cruelty that the announcement of "news
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
to have you with us. >> i'm chris wragge. there's been another development in britain's phone hacking scandal. a new arrest, a man said to be former editor of "news of the world" as pressure groiz on rupert murdoch to testify in london and possibly washington. new development every day. television deal with bsky b looks like it's -- >> out. >> -- a thing of the past. >>> with time going out, the president abruptly walked out of wednesday's meeting according to republicans. nancy cordes joins us live from capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, chris. it appears that patience is wearing thin in the room where the president is meeting at the white house with eight top congressional leaders. both sides accuse the other of moving the goal posts, of failing to lead and now it appears the president has had enough. they may have been all smiles at the start of the meeting but tensions flaired after house majority leader eric cantor, republican from virginia, repeatedly proposed a series of short term extensions of the debt limit if a larger deal proved u
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Jul 2, 2011 8:00am EDT
coffee. all for just $3. build your better breakfast today. >>> britain's duke and duchess of cambridge, better known as prince william and wife kate are in canada to celebrate the nation's 144th birthday. all along they're treated like rock stars, people lining up for hours to catch a gliches of the young couple. coming up the latest on the royal tour. >> going from here to southern california, in a few days. a whirlwind trip of north america coming up. i don't think pippa is with them. >> pippa is not with them. >> didn't travel with them for the heck of it. >> she doesn't want to steal attention from kate probably. >> i see. >> or something like that. >> that's right. victoria arbiter will be here, our pal to talk about the royal stuff. i wonder how that will be like for them. kate has never been to north america. >> first trip here. they're on camera all the time and still manage to look good no matter what. >> got the whole thing down, working it well. for some your local news is next. for others stick around. your local news is next. >>> the general motors building on th
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Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm EDT
for britain's free for all press. lesli? >> all right. well, president obama certainly -- says uncertainty over the debt limit is keeping businesses from hiring. he made this comment in response to the latest disappointing unemployment reports. >> today's job report confirms what most americans already know. we still have a long way to go and a lot of work to do to give people the security and opportunity that they deserve. >> today's labor department report revealed employers added the fewest jobs in nine months and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2%. [ bells tolling ] >> wall street did not like the news. unemployment numbers sent stocks lower. the dow dropped 62 points to close the week at 12,657. the nasdaq fell 12 points and the s&p 500 lost nine points. right here, we're tracking the numbers when it comes to rainfall and that is a big deal because flash flooding is going to be an issue. >> it is. more so hail or damaging wind. flash flooding is the main issue with this. we're looking at a flash flood watch until about midnight. severe thunderstorm watch until 9:00 p.m. a
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Jul 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
britain because of too much air brushing. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer has this report from london. >> reporter: beautiful in real life, but on the page perfect. thanks to a bit of air brushing. these ads for loreal feature julia roberts and christi turlington say whatever the before, loreal's makeup could never feature an after. >> it was prying to pretend the product would do something it wouldn't. >> reporter: air brushing and enhancement is key to advertising, almost every photo especially for fashion and cosmetics is retouched somehow. occasionally an uproar like this cover of kate winslet in 2003, paired away a few pounds and most of her curves. wincelet is an unspoken critic of unrealistic public images of women. >> young women in the world today who think that to be successful and to be loved and to be beautiful you have to be thin. now, that's just absurd. >> reporter: but the issue for advertising watchdogs has been where do you draw the line? advertisers are selling fantasy, not reality. they argue because that's what consumers want. >> we're worth it. >> the
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Jul 11, 2011 4:00am EDT
46,000 troops remain in iraq and scheduled to depart by the end of this year. >>> britain's defunct "news of the world" it's reported may have hacked into 9/11 victims. "news of the world" reporters said they would pay him to get the numbers of 9/11 victims, he declined. the last paper rolled off the presses yesterday, brought down by a growing hacking scandal. rue bert murdoch, the paper's owner, is deep in damage control. >> reporter: rupert murdoch arrived in london, conspicuously reading a copy of his notorious cameras, then smiled for the cameras as he went out for dinner with rebekah brooks his embattled ceo. the scandal has cost him one of his most profitable papers. staff leaving "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain, a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism, for people who loved seeing the rich and powerful taken down a rich or two, but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voice ma
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Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm EDT
questions about his alleged link to the hacking scandal in britain. i'm charlie d'agata in london. we'll have the details coming up. >>> the space shuttle "atlantis" comes back to earth and the shuttle program ends in about 18 hours. all signs point to a landing just before 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. the crew deployed one more satellite today. the 180th deployment in the shuttle's history. >>> media mogul rupert murdoch flew back to the united states today after facing intense questioning from british lawmakers over the phone hacking scandal. today, the prime minister called an emergency session of parliament to tackle that controversy engulfing britain. charlie d'agata tells us that he emphatically denies claims that he tried to stop an investigation. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal has dragged british prime minister david cameron into the fray and into a fight in the house of commons. >> the greatest responsibility i have is to clear up this mess. >> reporter: he's in the mess! his former communications chief andy colson was editor of the news of the world when journalists hacked in th
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Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
britain's top cop as the phone hacking scandal intensifies. elizabeth palmer in london tracks the fast braining developments. moving to motown. dean reynolds takes us to a detroit neighborhood with years of decline and attracting young people. and top of the world, women's soccer has a new champion tonight. theny captures the showdown between the u.s. and japan captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: good evening. it is relentless, dangerous and gripping the country. a major heat wave this weekend has prompted officials in 17 states to issue heat warnings and advisories. take a look at the temperature map of the nation today. you'll find several large areas of 90's and a patch that saw high's above 100 degrees. two hot weather-related deaths have been reported and forecasters say it's expected to spread over the next few days. cynthia bowers begins our coverage. >> advisory remains in reif he can through this evening along interstate 35. >> reporter: it's been so hot for so long in oklahoma the governor called for a state wide day of
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Jul 7, 2011 6:30pm EDT
afghanistan? he's now demanding the answer to the question everyone in britain is asking. >> what on earth did they expect to find? it's unbelievable. i can't rationalize it. it doesn't make any sense. >> reporter: all the anguish and the outrage is pushing authorities to act. we've just heard the andy coleson, who's the former editor of "the news of the world" and also, until recently, communications advisor to britain's prime minister, has been told by the police that he's going to be arrested tomorrow. scott? >> pelley: thanks, liz. with the d-day for default less than four weeks away, president obama had congressional leaders to the white house today to try to get the negotiations moving again. we have reports tonight from nancy cordes at the capital and chip reid at the white house. >> reporter: scott, the president called today's meeting with congressional leaders "constructive," but he also said the two sides are far apart on a wide range of issues. >> i thought that all the leaders here came in a spirit of compromise. >> reporter: it was a dramatic change in tone compared to just l
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Jul 3, 2011 11:00am EDT
business. so we will compete, but >>> euro fighter has been ordered by its four partner nations, britain, germy, britain and spain. but india is seen as critical to keep production going. we caught up with enzo cazellini at the air show. >> congratulations with india where you were chosen for the fighter competition. i want to start by asking you, how do you expect to win. how do you expect to beat euro. >> let me start by saying that we're going to -- we have cooperation with india and france. we know india, we know the country and we believe that india can make boosts from the political level and continue this full type of click collaboration with spain. >> reporter: and do you feel you have a stronger industrial cooperation package as well. >> we have also very strong cooperation. we believe that all together we can offer much more attractive situation for the future development of india industry. >> reporter: of the whole order of aircraft about 130 aircraft or so, 18 of them are supposed to be built in europe in existing factories but the rest coproduced with hanestan in india. but
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Jul 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
new fallout from britain's phone scandal that is threatening rupert murdoch's media empire. murdock is in london trying to do some damage control. >> reporter: media mogul rupert murdoch faced a mob of reporters easy met with his embattled ceo, rebecca brooks, in london. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch. cameras caught murdock reading sunday's final edition of the news of the world. the paper ended a 168-year run after news broke that journalists were hacking the phones of murder and terrorism victims for stories. >> there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: london's "daily mirror" tabloid is hitting murdock with more claims of corruption involving 9-11 victims. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop saying news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week with a case of milly dowler, a british team murdered in 2002. her parents met with britain's deputy pr
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Jul 12, 2011 12:00pm EDT
another milestone for retiring space shuttle "atlantis." >> julian assange takes his case to britain's high court. will a judge block his extradition to speeden? i'm tina kraus in london. i'll have the story coming up. >>> rupert murdoch's news corp. shares fell 5% when news came of the company's buyout was being delayed. the media company continues to deal with fallout stemming from the hacking scandal that shut down its tabloid "news of the world." >>> regulators will take six months to decide whether to sign off on the buyout as the probe into phone hacking continues. >>> julian assange is back in a british courtroom. appealing his extradition to sweden. i've seen the krause report, the wikileaks founder insists that the sex allegations against him are politically motivated. >> reporter: wikileaks founder julian assange made his way through a crush of media to fight his latest legal battle at britain's high court. assange's lawyers are trying to block his extradition to sweden where he's wanted on sexual assault allegations. they say sweden's case against assange is flawed. the aust
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Jul 27, 2011 7:00am EDT
to get back? >> it may not take long at all if we do the right thing. great britain were in the same place about a year ago. their debt was downgraded, this he had aaa, they lost it. they did the right thing, made some really hard, tough choices and they got the aaa back so you know, this isn't written in stone. we can -- our future is in our own making. we just have to do it. >> mark zandi thank you for making the time. good talking with you. >> thank you. >>> here's erica. >> thanks, as if congress needed any more problems, one of its members is quitting due to a sex scandal. bill whitaker has that story. >> reporter: congress may have trouble agreeing on almost anything but when it comes to one of their own and the subject is sex, they can act with blazing speed. oregon democrat david wu, who has served 13 years in the house, abruptly resigned on tuesday under heavy pressure from fellow democrats. this after allegations from the teenage daughter of a campaign donor allegedly accusing wu of an unwanted sexual encounter. >> the leadership probably figured that there wasn't much down
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Jul 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
julia roberts and christy turlington have been banned in britain because of it. lindsey mastis has more. >> from "playboy" to "people" magazine, they retouch everything. >> reporter: julia roberts is the definition of beauty. so why would she need to be digital enhanced? dennis at the salon in georgetown says even when he makes a model look perfect with makeup, the picture has to be enhance. >> sometimes lighting effects don't work as well. sometimes removing a shadow. >> reporter: professional photographer chuck bazzio says the same thing. >> it's not shocking, i'm not shocked by this at all. >> reporter: the enhancemented happened on the computer and it's easier than you might think. chuck is woking with $29 program to make me look as good as julia roberts. >> everybody no matter how beautiful they are, can always use a little enhancing in a picture. all right. >> reporter: chuck says his clients have come to expect it even paige cardwell. >> when you know that there's some wrinkles in places and lines in places and they go away, it takes years off and that's nice. but at the sam
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Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
georges county. >>> the news corps hacking scandal grows in britain. today the hacking whistle blower was found dead. but first, casey anthony in hiding and how she is planning to start over in her life after the trial. >>> a federal jury has convicted 28-year-old jason thomas scott of upper marlboro in a string of crimes. scott was convicted of 11 felony charges related to crimes committed during more than 50 burglaries and 9 armed home invasions. the convictions include everything from armed carjacking to production of child porn to the theft of firearms. he will be sentenced in october. >>> where is casey anthony? her lawyers say they have an elaborate plan in place to protect her from people with a lynch mob mentality. her where abouts are only known to a select few as she tries to start a new life. not even her parents know. >> regardless of everything else that happened at the trial, she's still their daughter. >> anthony left with a little more than $500. how is she paying for it? her lawyers say many volunteers stepped up and offered her help. >>> next, how this morning
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Jul 10, 2011 9:00am EDT
hope that millie was alive. and then britain learned the news of the world may have preyed on military families too. >> he was held by a sniper rifle. >> reporter: tony's son james was killed in action in afghanistan. he now believes james's hot mail was hacked by news of the world. prime minister david cameron kicked off the damage control. >> murder victims, terrorist victims, families who have lost loved ones, sometime defending our country, that these people could have had their phones hacked into in order to generate stories for a newspaper is simply disgusting. >> reporter: the prime minister was feeling vulnerable. he'd hired a former news of the world editor as his communications advisor. by the end of the week, andy colson had been arrested along with two other men. and the police themselves were facing investigation for taking pay-offs. but the real fury focused on rupert murdoch and the power he wields through his stable of influential british papers. teenager millie's family lawyer is mark lewis. >> what we have in this country was a form of murder- ocrayy that peo
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Jul 9, 2011 11:00pm EDT
headline is short and to the point. thank you and goodbye. tomorrow, britain's best- selling tabloid will shut down after 168 years. the staff assembled the newspaper's final edition while the paper's website apologized for its controversial hacking into cell phones of celebrities and private citizens. the apology included a statement that read quite simply, we lost our way. phones were hacked, and for that, this newspaper is truly sorry. >>> well, they certainly know how to make an entrance. prince william and his wife, katherine, are wowing the crowds in california tonight. these crowds are easy to please, these hollywood a- listers we're talking about. sandra hughes has more. >> for the very first time, his royal highness. >> prince william dazzled spectators at the polo andracquet club while his wife watched from the sidelines. >> it benefited the principal's foundation. >> it helps young people find purpose in life. it's a key element to the foundation that katherine, harry and i have established. >> it was also a chance for americans to rub elbows with the royals. a reported 10
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Jul 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
star- studded concert, october 8th in britain. no word yet on who's performing. organizers say tickets will go on sale next month. germane and randy jackson oppose the show because it will be held during the trial of the doctor charged in their brother's death. >>> the broadway musical hair ended with kisses last night. three couples with ties to broadway took the stage and exchanged wedding vows. the cast of "hair" campaigned hard for same-sex marriage and celebrated the new york law that just went into effect. >>> grammy winner amy winehouse will be laid to rest today. fans created a memorial outside her london apartment after her death on saturday. >> more tests will be done to determine what killed the troubled singer. an addiction to drugs and alcohol derailed her aspiring music career. she was 27 years old. >> winehouse's death bears similarities to several other well-known artists over the last 40 years or so. >> with the british media following their every move, amy winehouse's grieving parents slowly made their way around the gates of winehouse's london hope stopping to read t
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Jul 21, 2011 4:00am EDT
>>> this morning on "the early show", britain's phone scandal is a political crisis there and it may spread to this country. >>> and we'll have live reports on the shuttle's final landing. i'm randall pinkston. this is the "cbs morning news." hey, the new guy is loaded with protein! really? 25 grams of protein. what do we have? all four of us, together? 24. he's low fat, too, and has 5 grams of sugars. i'll believe it when i--- [ both ] oooooh... what's shakin'? [ female announcer ] as you get older, protein is an important part of staying active and strong. new ensure high protein... fifty percent of your daily value of protein. low fat and five grams of sugars. see? he's a good egg. [ major nutrition ] new ensure high protein. ensure! nutrition in charge! is best absorbed in small continuous amounts. only one calcium supplement does that in one daily dose. new citracal slow release... continuously releases calcium plus d for the efficient absorption my body needs. >>> good morning and welcome to 9news now. today is thursday, july 21st. i'm andrea roane. >> we're almost there. i'm mike hyd
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Jul 8, 2011 4:00am EDT
editor of "the news of the world" and until recently communications adviser to britain's prime minister, has been told by the police that he's going to be arrested tomorrow. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, london. >>> when william and kate helped launch the calgary stampede parade in canada today they'll do it in cowboy style. they wore white ten gallon hats and ten gallon studs. their nine day visit to canada ends today as they fly to los angeles. >>> back in london thousands of harry potter fans turned out for the eighth and final film in the series "harry potter and the death low haulows part 2" opens today. >>> this morning on "the early show" full coverage of the last launch of the space shuttle, weather permitting. i'm terrell brown. this is the "cbs morning news." [ female announcer ] new from nivea. express hydration. the fast absorbing body lotion for moisture that lasts all day with breakthrough 24 hour hydraiq technology. ♪ absorbs in seconds. ♪ lasts for hours. ♪ new express hydration with hydraiq. part of the essentials range. nivea. a hundred years of skincare f
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Jul 26, 2011 4:00am EDT
britain's business secretary put it -- >> the biggest threat to the world financial system comes from the fear in the american congress. >> reporter: but investors in the debt insurance market are measuring the risk of a u.s. default at less than 1%. bankrupt greece by comparison is at 16%. and the u.s. may have just bought itself more time. >> the deadline really isn't august 2nd? >> in our view it's not, no. >> reporter: larry cantor, head of research at barclay's capital says the treasury faces a big $22 billion social security payment august 3rd but recent tax revenues have come in $14 billion higher than expected. >> in other words the treasury on august 2nd stands to have more cash on hand than before and they'll be able to make the big social security payment august 3rd. >> reporter: at most that gives the government one more week. >> can they go up to the 11th hour? >> there's a big cost going to the 11th hour because you spook. >> reporter: in the rescue package in 2008 the dow plummeted nearly 800 points that day. >> boy, was it a disaster, so when you go last minute and you
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Jul 29, 2011 4:30am EDT
banned in britain because of it. according to the advertising standards authority, the ads are misleading, lindsey mastis has more. >> from "playboy" to "people" magazine, they retouch everything. >> reporter: why would she need to be digitally enhanced? even when he makes a model look perfect with makeup, the picture has to be enhanced. >> sometimes lighting effects don't work as well. sometimes moving a shadow. >> reporter: professional photographer chuck says the same thing. >> it's not shocking. i'm not shocked by this at all. >> reporter: these ads are for makeup but the enhancements happened on the computer. and it's easier than you might think. take my picture for example. chuck is working with a $29 program to make me look as good as julia roberts. >> everybody no matter how beautiful they are can always use a little enhancing in a picture. all right. >> reporter: chuck says his clients have come to expect it even paige cardwell. >> when you know there's wrinkles and lines in places and then they go away, it takes years off and that's nice. but at the same time you didn
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Jul 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
controversial $12 billion plan to expand into britain's lucrative satellite television business in a surrender to public outrage and political pressure. >> what has happened at this company is disgraceful, it's got to be addressed at every level and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess he created. >> reporter: prime minister cameron met with the parents of the teenage girl, milly dowler, whose cell phone lies at the heart of the scandal. she was murdered in 2002 but only last monday the public learned her phone had been hacked by murdoch's paper "news of the world" and messages were even deleted which gave milly's parents false hope that she was still alive. mark lewis is the dowler family's lawyer. >> the people could notily another the fact and newspapers could not ignore the fact that a dad's little girl was having her phone hacked. i mean how far, how low do you have to stoop? >> reporter: it set off ten days' worth of dirty tricks allegations that murdoch papers had hacked the voice mails of families touched by tragedy and paid off the police. eigh
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Jul 3, 2011 1:35am EDT
, followed by fireworks show and an elaborate dinner. britain's royal couple, prince william and katherine are in montreal. the couple made a visit to a hospital. some 35 demonstrators gathered outside the hospital to protest the couple's nine-day visit, calling william and katherine parasites and war criminals. but a larger crowd of about 150 people welcome the royals. the newlyweds are on their first official overseas visit as husband and wife. >>> well a lot of us are planning to cook hamburgers this holiday weekend, but in california, organizers of one county fair are hoping to cook the biggest burger ever. the fair is celebrating its 99th anniversary by trying to set the guiness world record. they cooked the burger today and sold bite sized pieces for 99 cents each. the burger was placed on a 110- pound bun with more than 50- pounds of cheese, 20-pounds of onions, 12-pounds of pickles and 30-pounds of lettuce. it packed a whopping 1,374- calories. not including of course the fries. >> and what was that? >> that's the biggest burger ever. i'm thinking that fair's motto is not everythin
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Jul 20, 2011 6:30pm EDT
>> tonight the hacking scandal spreads. britain's prime minister is grilled on his ties to the murdoch family. elizabeth palmer has that story. >> you live and you learn, and believe you me i have learned. >> mitchell: on this side of the atlantic bill chit akerr discovered how easy it is to hack into cell phones in the u.s.. a government program exists to help americans avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes. we find out why so few people know about it. and when the florida marlins hit the skids, they turned to a manager with experience. lots of experience. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> mitchell: good evening. scott is off tonight. i'm russ mitchell. britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government. today prime minister cameron addressed an emergency session of parliament on the crisis, even as americans find out they are just as vulnerable to phone hackers. we have two reports tonight beginning with elizabeth palmer in london. good evening. >> reporter: good evening. prime mi
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Jul 13, 2011 6:30pm EDT
in retreat. today he abandoned his controversial $12 billion plan to expand into britain's lucrative satellite television business in a surrender to public outrage and political pressure. >> what has happened to this company is disgraceful, it got to be addressed at every level, and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess they've created. >> reporter: the prime minister dave cameron met today with the parents of the teen-age girl milly dowler whose stone lies at the heart of this scandal. she was murdered in 2002, but only last monday the public learned her phone had been hacked by murdoch's paper, "news of the world." and messages were deleted, which gave her parents false hope that she was still alive. mark lewis is the family's lawyer. >> the people could not ignore the fact, and the newspapers could not ignore the fact that a dead little girl was having her phone hacked. i mean, how far, how low do you have to stoop? >> reporter: it set off 10 days worth of dirty tricks allegations that murdoch papers had hacked the voice mails of families to
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Jul 22, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. >> schieffer: okay. thank you very much, jim. there's a new twist in britain's phone hacking scandal. accusations that rupert murdoch's son did not tell parliament the truth. we'll meet some people who could be the real victims if the government defaults. and next stop mars. scientists are betting big on the next rover when the cbs news continues. but with advair, i'm breathing better so now i can take the lead on a science adventure. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. if you're still having difficulty breathing, take the lead. ask your docto
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Jul 9, 2011 6:30pm EDT
being called the end of the world. the end of britain's "news of the world" newspaper, that safter 168 years the final edition is hitting the streets with mounting allegations of telephone hacking by employees, the company moved to close down operations. yet today, owner rupert murdoch expressed "total support for rebekah brooks," the embattled executive who formerly edited the paper. south sudan became the newest nation trying to become the u.n.'s 193rd member following civil wars that left an estimated 1.5 million dead. holding most of the nation's oil reserve, continued tensions in the former sudan. dignitaries at the ceremonies were colin powell and u.n. envoy susan rice. a federal judge in new york city heard arguments in a lawsuit that challenges search procedures at the u.s. border. at issue the privacy of personal electronic devices and the plaintiff is an american citizen who says he has done nothing wrong. michelle miller has more. >> i've crossed the border dozens of times. >> pascal was on a train from montreal to new york last year when his travel history raised concer
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Jul 8, 2011 11:00pm EDT
beginning. britain the big poppy with a three-run shot to right. and it didn't get any better for the birds. britain gave up seven runs. in the last 115 days, we've seen the last shuttle launch. you've heard osama bin laden getting killed and we had the royal wedding. you haven't seen a glimmer of hope the nfl lockout will end soon. that is today. i guess it depends on who you ask. brian mitchell tweeted he's been informed by sources it could end soon, but some media outlets reporting that today was unproductive after an appellate court dismissed an order to end the lockout. >> we're going to continue to work hard to make sure that the deal is fair. we're going to continue to work and i hope we get this thing done sooner rather than later. >> and recently we've been hearing a lot about self imposed sanctions by university. maryland for practicing too long. today ohio state vacated all 2010 wins for their debacle and now west virginia joins the bunch. they had too many graduate assistant participate in coaching activity and the university is in trouble for not keeping an eye on what the univ
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